2tbspcooking oilkeep one additional spoon of oil to coat the noodles after rinsing
Boil the noodles as per instructions given on the packet. Rinse with cold water, apply some oil to avoid sticking and keep aside.
In a bowl mix all the sauces, vinegar, pepper, and salt. Keep aside
Heat oil in a large wok or pan. Add garlic, saute for a few seconds till they become fragrant.
Add the sliced onion and stir fry till it becomes translucent and then add all the remaining vegetables and white portion of spring onion. Stir fry for around 2-3 minutes or till vegetables are cooked but crunchy.
Add the sauce mixture, mix and stir fry for a few seconds before adding the noodles. Stir fry for another 2 minutes, tossing continuously till everything gets mixed nicely.
Garnish with the green part of spring onions and serve hot.
Don’t overcook the noodles, take them out of the boiling water 1-2 minutes before they are completely cooked. Rinse with cold water, apply oil, and keep aside till you stir fry the vegetables. Applying oil will help to prevent the noodle strands to stick to each other.
Always use a large utensil to make chow mein.
Stir fry the vegetables and noodles on a high flame so that they remain crunchy.
Chow mein is cooked on a high flame so keep everything ready before you start making it. Chop the vegetables, boil noodles, and mix sauces with vinegar and pepper in a bowl. Once you start the stir-frying process everything will get cooked within a few minutes.